Graduate Study Departmental Scholarships
Scholarships in addition to the ones listed here may be available to students through their academic program areas. For more information, students can contact their academic departments. To learn about more financial aid opportunities, please see Financial Aid Options.
Richard V. Benson Memorial Fund Scholarships
For entering students each fall whose academic credentials and work experience show the highest potential for leadership in the field of marketing. The application includes an essay about the student's ability to represent the ideals espoused by Richard V. Benson in his career as a direct-marketing entrepreneur and consultant to top companies. The award is $500 for each fall and spring semester of the student's studies in the M.S. in Integrated Marketing program.
DMEF Don Kuhn Scholarship
Continuing students in the M.S. in Integrated Marketing program are invited each year to apply for this $2,500 one-time tuition award, offered by the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation to graduate students with experience and special interest in marketing for non-profit organizations. Announced each year, in the spring, by the Direct Marketing Educational Foundation, with selection made by that organization.
Hochhauser Family Scholarship
For an entering student in the fall class of the M.S. in Integrated Marketing program who shows exceptional potential for the field of integrated marketing, based on academic and employment history, as well as need of financial assistance. The scholarship is a $1,000 tuition award for the first fall semester, and the selection is made by the academic chair of the M.S. in Integrated Marketing program.
An award at graduation of $500 to the top student in the graduating class, sponsored by Boardroom, Inc.
O’Mara Grants for Innovative Research
In support of cutting-edge thesis and capstone research, the O’Mara Grant for Innovative Research is available to current students. In recognition of students’ substantive and methodologically innovative research approaches to their 2012 thesis or capstone projects, the O’Mara Grant for Innovative Research provides two grants for Energy and Environment concentrations of $2,500 each and three grants open to all concentrations of $2,500 each.
Marc Chandler Graduate Scholarship
In recognition of student achievement and promise, the Chandler Scholarship provides partial tuition support to outstanding students with financial need who are in the early stages of their graduate study at the Center for Global Affairs. The award is made possible through the exemplary generosity of CGA’s long serving adjunct professor Marc Chandler.
MSGA Research Fund (RF)
The MSGA Research Fund (RF) will entertain grant applications across the board, and will make a minimum of $1000 available each semester in individual awards of generally up to $200. The RF is intended to support travel and other expenses relating to especially novel or significant thesis/capstone research or else to support the costs of registration, travel and accommodation for participation in conferences and similar events (i.e., presenting a paper, acting as a discussant or the like, not simply attending the event). Applications are reviewed by the Divisional Dean and Academic Chair.
The Prism Fellowship is awarded to students whose scholarship, academic record, and leadership skills are exemplary. This scholarship offers qualified students an important resource to help them pursue an M.A. in Graphic Communications Management and Technology at NYU-SCPS. The ongoing commitment of the program's advisory board to provide scholarship funds has provided many students with the opportunity to launch or advance their careers in the field through the program.
The M.S. in Publishing: Digital and Print Media program offers a number of departmental scholarships that are based on financial need and merit. You must complete one semester of the program to be considered for the following awards:
- William K. Beard BPA
- Cornerstone Campaign
- Hearst Corporation
- News Corp/Harper Collins
- Random House
- Thomson Group
- W.W. Norton
- Judy Litchfield
- Don Gussow BPA
- J. Richard Munro–B2B
- Roberta Bender Grossman
- NYU Center for Publishing Student Scholarship Fund
In addition, the M.S. in Publishing: Digital and Print Media program offers the prestigious Oscar Dystel Fellowship annually to students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to a career in book publishing as demonstrated through course work, internships, and professional experience. This fellowship is based on merit only.
The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate has a number of scholarships available to students. To be eligible for any of the scholarships listed below, students must have completed 12 credits and be fully matriculated as either a part-time or full-time student. Scholarship funds are applied toward tuition only.
NYU Schack Alumni Association "Future Alumni" & the Michael F.X. Waters Scholarships
The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate Master of Science Alumni Association offers substantial support to Schack students pursuing their M.S. in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. Each spring and fall, the Alumni Association awards up to three $3,000 "Future Alumni" Scholarships to assist with tuition. An additional writing/research scholarship for $3,000, named in honor of the late Michael F.X. Waters, the first director of academic affairs and clinical associate professor, is also awarded.
The Joan Gordon Scholarship
Joan Gordon, former Industry Relations director of NYU's Real Estate Institute, played a leading role in expanding the program in property management and leasing as well as developing new programs in investment, finance, and appraisal. The Joan Gordon Scholarship offers substantial support to Schack students pursuing their M.S. in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The scholarship goes to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and is nearing completion of the program. It is to be used for tuition payment for the final capstone course.
The Association of Real Estate Women Scholarship
Founded in 1978, the Association of Real Estate Women Scholarship (AREW) is the real estate industry's longest-running and most consistent supporter of women real estate professionals. The AREW Charitable Fund, a not-for-profit affiliate of AREW, was established in 1989 as part of the association's ongoing commitment to make a difference in the larger community through charitable activities. The AREW Merle Gross-Ginsburg Scholarship Award offers up to $10,000 in scholarships in the fall semester to matriculated master's candidates in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. Ms. Gross-Ginsburg was a pioneer in commercial real estate and the founder and first president of AREW; Merle also taught at the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate in its early years and was a member of the REBNY Board of Directors. An additional scholarship in the amount of $4,000 is available to NYU Schack students each spring semester. Recipients for both scholarships are students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.
The James and Marjorie Kuhn Diversity Scholarship
In 2008, James and Marjorie Kuhn generously pledged $1 million to endow the James and Marjorie Kuhn Program to Foster Diversity in Real Estate. James Kuhn is president of Newmark Knight Frank and chairman of the Schack Institute Advisory Board, and Marjorie Kuhn is active in philanthropic and educational causes. The income from the Kuhns' endowment will be used to fund recruitment, scholarships, mentoring, placement, and other activities to assist the Institute in broadening access for, and ultimately increasing the numbers of, future real estate professionals from diverse backgrounds. Currently, the program is funding one $2,500 scholarship in each fall and spring semester.
The Douglas Elliman Scholarship
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is an industry leading, full service real estate brokerage firm. The company provides their clients with a comprehensive range of services to meet their every need. With more than 3,800 agents companywide, they are the largest property management, co-op, and condo manager in New York, presently managing 60,000+ units in 240 buildings. President and CEO Dorothy Herman has generously agreed to fund a scholarship that offers substantial support to matriculated master's candidates in either Real Estate or Real Estate Development. The Douglas Elliman Scholarship will award $10,000 each spring and fall to two qualifying students.
The Leone J. Peters Cushman and Wakefield Scholarship
The Leone J. Peters/Cushman and Wakefield Scholarship, established in 1989, awards $5,000 to Schack student(s) pursuing an M.S. in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The scholarship will go to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a current commitment to the program.
New York Women Executives in Real Estate (WX) Scholarship
WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate is an invitation-only association of executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry in New York. The mission of WX is to promote the advancement of women in commercial real estate; to enhance public perception of the role of women in the industry; and to promote the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and integrity in the field. The WX Scholarship will award up to $15,000 each spring to deserving female Schack students pursuing their M.S. in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management.
The Component Assembly Scholarship
The Component Assembly Systems (CAS) Scholarship was made possible through advisory board member John Rapaport, who is the general manager of CAS. CAS, established in 1964, is a well-known multidimensional, client-driven company specializing in interior construction. This scholarship offers support to matriculated master's candidates in Construction Management and will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need. The scholarship amount is $1,250, and we currently expect to offer this award for two semesters.
The Donnelly Sustainable Energy Scholarship
In 2010, Catherine and Daniel Donnelly made a generous gift establishing The Donnelly Sustainable Energy Service Scholarship. Donnelly Mechanical Corporation is a well-known HVAC contracting firm with a commitment to sustainability. Since 1989 Donnelly Mechanical Corporation has exceeded their clients' requirements with cost-efficient and environmentally friendly HVAC and energy initiatives. This scholarship offers substantial support to matriculated master's candidates in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The scholarship, in the amount of $5,000 per semester, will go to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need.
NYU Schack Advisory Board Scholarships
The Schack Advisory Board Scholarships are made possible by the efforts of our Advisory Board and the generous sponsors and contributors to the annual Urban Leadership dinners. This scholarship offers substantial support to matriculated master's candidates in Real Estate, Real Estate Development, or Construction Management. The scholarships will go to deserving students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. There are up to10 awards to be offered in the amount of $5,000 each semester.
Hospitality Investment Conference Patron Scholarship
Patron Scholarships are awarded to M.S. in Hospitality Industry Studies or Tourism Management students with the highest cumulative GPA who have completed a minimum of 12 credits. Scholarship funds assist with tuition. The awards range from approximately $6,000 to $12,000.
Hospitality Investment Conference Sponsor Scholarship
Sponsor Scholarships are awarded to M.S. in Hospitality Industry Studies or Tourism Management students with the second highest cumulative GPA or an M.S. in Sports Business student with the highest cumulative GPA who have completed a minimum of 12 credits. Recipients should also embody the qualities which reflect leadership in the industry. Scholarship funds assist with tuition. The awards range from approximately $4,000 to $8,000.
NYC & Company Foundation Scholarship
The NYC & Company Foundation Scholarship assists with tuition for academic performance—and current and future involvement—in tourism and/or special events at the Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management at New York University. The award is approximately $12,000.
Graduate Research Assistantships
Students are selected to work with our faculty on industry sanctioned research projects. The award assists with tuition and provides students with the opportunity to conduct research with faculty. The awards range from approximately $12,000 to $18,000.